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out more than $70 million in incentives since its inception in 2008. still, the results are pretty positive. city officials just presented boys and girls club with a rebate check of more than $43,000 for installing solar panels. that move is expected to cut the organization's bills in half. applications for the next round of funding will start being accepted next monday. >> we will be right back.
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some of us. there is some dense fog along the coast. the temperatures are a little bit cooler as we head into afternoon. tomorrow will be a carbon copy day. as we look ahead for the weekend will have a mild weather. we do have wet weather for to stay into wednesday. we do have a lot to look for to and i will give you a full detail coming up. >> we have not seen much change within the commute. this is good news for you if you are traveling the bay bridge. the volume is still building up. it is still an 13 minute drive time. the east bay freeway still looks good except for interstate 580. >> new this morning a 4.6
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magnitude earthquake struck early this morning. we have a map of where it was located. as you can see, it was in the north bay centered just 3 mi. southwest of call and 30 mi. southwest of clear lake. according to the u. ss and g as it struck just after 2:00 a.m. and was followed by a 2.9 aftershock. viewers in sonoma county said they felt it, but as it stands, there are " no reports of damage or injury. >> pope francisco opened his first day as pontiff my crane at rome's main bas ilica dedicated to the virgin mary today. here is a
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video this morning. the pope also expected to lead his first mass with cardinals and the sistine chapel. the 76 year old was revealed yesterday and from about zero hundred and 50,000 people at st. peter's square. francis is the first pope from latin america and the first jesuit to lead the catholic church. he takes the him as the church continues to struggle with sex abuse scandals and claims of corruption. >> the pope's decision to call himself francis seems to be a very symbolic move. he is the first pope to take the name. this comes from to saints. one is at st. francis of a assisi who gave up his wealth and dedicated his life to helping the poor. he was called as an
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effort to rebuild the church. and then there was francisco xavier, a span and spaniard who was a founding figure of the last jesuit order. >> vice-president joe biden is headed to run. mr. biden will lead the u.s. delegation when pope france's is officially installed as the pope. no official date for the installation yet, but the vatican said it will likely happen next tuesday. by then is the first catholic to be elected vice president. >> a pleasanton high school on high alert. after a threat to shoot up the school claims it will happen today. if to give you more news faster we will go to mike pelton who is live at the scene. >> teachers will locked
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classroom doors just as a precaution. authorities are still investigating to find out who is behind the threat. they're also looking at a similar incident that happened in tracy. >> the men wanted in connection with than indecent exposure case in menlo park may have struck again. police are releasing this composite sketch. this man pulled alongside three elementary school girls on monday morning on almanor avenue when they were walking to class. he wanted the girls to tell him whether not they knew the janitor at the school. the girls ignore the man and continued to walk. when there ride to school, the girls told the minister is what happened. police were called, but the man got away, leaving some students on a edge. >> i was really scared. i
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was threatened because i didn't know if this has happened to someone else. >> police are increasing patrols in the area, especially around the school. in this case, police said that the girls stood right in our reporting the incident immediately. >> new this morning, a month after carnival cruise ship was stranded for five days in the gulf of mexico, a another crew sharpest reporting equipment problems in the caribbean. the captain of a " common " dream " has notified the coast are possible trouble with the ship's propulsion system. the ship is dock at the phillipsburg enceinte maarten. there are about
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this morning. an unmarked police car was hit from my time by a suv and the driver of the suv was taken to the hospital. we're not sure whether not the person driving will be charged. >> here is a live look as we monitor the weather and traffic. here is a shot of the golden gate bridge. it is foggy right now. it is 50 degrees. the high will be at 71. >> new this morning, fewer americans applied for unemployment last week, reducing the average number of weekly applications last month to a five-year low. the drop shows that fewer layoffs are strengthening the job market. the labor
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department says that applications fell 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 332,000. the unemployment rate fell to a four year low of 7.7% in february from 7.9% the previous month. >> bart will be looking for passengers be back next week on an experiment involving riders with bikes. it is going to launch the second " bikes on board " pilot program and it will try to find more room for the bikes on the trains. >> i think they should have a place on board as well. >> during next week's pilot program, bikes will be allowed on all trains. but, during peak commute hours the first three bart cars will be off-limits to
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6:14 a.m.. >> today it is not as widespread and that is certainly good news. the fog is in emeryville and berkeley. it is very dance along the coastline. i will have more on the visibility coming up. i do want to talk about yesterday and the afternoon high. we did see the high for san francisco for 73 degrees. we only made it into the upper 50s. napa came in at 79 degrees. it was 80 degrees in sonoma. you can expect cooler conditions today. here is a look at your visibility chart. 3 mi. of a visibility
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around fairfield and a state 80.interstate 80. it is 49 degrees in the city. futurecast 4 is tracking the numbers. by lunch time it will be 60's mainly in the north bay shoreline. there will be upper 50's for the shore. seven days is coming in for the livermore valley area and it will push its way to the waterfront by 2:00 p.m.. by 8:00 p.m. tonight will mainly be in the '50s. your highs a again will be in made seven days for campbell. mid-70s yet a again for fairfield, and concord. upper 60s for
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downtown san francisco. oakland will be checking in at 71 degrees. >> your kron 47 day around the bay highlights morning fog and afternoon sunshine. it was still be above seasonal average. changes will be coming to stay into wednesday. you may have to take your heavy cold out a gain.at out and again. this is something that we will continue to monitor. >> as we continue to look at conditions around the bay where not tracking any hot spot. the volume is starting to fill do to me realize
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been activated. your san mateo bridge commute is still good at 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge ride is still foggy but no problems. off the east bay ride is not much slower is about 16 to 18 minutes from hercules at to berkeley. to the south bay freeway it is a little slowing 41 01 and 87. the golden gate bridge ride is a good one and so is the commute through marin county. we did pick up some delays for public transit. this is not unusual because they have to share with freight traffic. sometime they run between seven to 15 minutes behind schedule. this is for ace train no. 1. >> novato police have
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arrested a man in connection with a firearm and honda turned out to be a marijuana grow house. the fire happened on tuesday. police say rory mark ward was the owner of a home. ward was arrested during a traffic stop. fire officials say that the fire started in the basement. the home electrical system bypass the the pg&e meter and the fire appeared to be electrical in nature. no one was living in the home at the time of the fire. >> a newly unsealed document has revealed that the man charged with the threat to kill off state senator the land he allegedly said that e-mail calling himself " a trained marine sniper " with " 39 confirmed kills and afghanistan. " the mayor
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also says " do not make me get to 40 kills. " this is thisbasham from an earlier court appearance. the mail came, the center piece of work on gun-control legislation. basham has pleaded not guilty to a dozen charges and is being held without bail. >> the fda is warning patients about the use of a popular antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. is called " zithro-max. " the fda says it can cause abnormal and even fatal heart rhythms. people with low blood levels of potassium or magnesium are at a higher risk. the makers of the drug say that most patients who use the
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antibiotics are not affected. >> a senate committee is ready to approve an assault weapons ban. once that happens, even the measures that sponsor concedes that it faces a difficult path to congress. once it gets to the full senate, probably next month, the measure seems unlikely to survive because of opposition from republicans. the sponsor, senator dianne feinstein, says that she these all the help that she can get because she will be facing >> ever wonder where the items banned at the t s eight end up? every month an average of four under and 25 lbs. of old stuff " he ends up nt as as hands as some of the nation's largest airports. the t s eight boxes everything up and ships it to states that want to make a bucket by selling it. some items are sold at a
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government surplus store. almost are sold on the go vdeals.occom website. individual states, not a t s a, said the prices for these items. the t s a says that you do have options if you have something that is banned. you can either check it, mill it or leave it. >> a fire in a gas pipeline in the louisiana has been burning since tuesday. cruise are letting it burn out and it will probably last until sometime today. the fire began when a tugboat hit the gas line. there is an oily sheen on the water but the coast guard says that there does not seem to be a significantly. four people on the barge were injured. >> nine women will be
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inducted into the national women's hall of fame. house democratic leader and nancy posey is among them. the ceremony will be in new york in october where the first known women's rights convention was held. pelosi is being recognized for 25 years in politics, and from being the nation's first female house speaker. others being honored include former first lady betty ford and horse racing leading female jockey julie krone. >> we will be right back. if you like shrimp, then you're going to love sizzler's shrimp combos starting at just $9.99! four kinds of shrimp, seasoned just right and served in three new combinations. at sizzler!
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is recalling nearly 250,000 vehicles in the united states. japan and several other countries because there breaks can suddenly kick in unexpectedly. some of the models affected are the acrua rl and mdx models and the honda pilot. they all were made from march 2004 through may 2006. honda says the no accidents have been blamed on the problem. >> taking a look at wall street this morning. futures trading shows that all three indexes in the positive this morning. after the dow had its ninth day of gains in a row, its lowest winning streak is 16 years. here is a look at yesterday's closing numbers. the dow
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rose five points to close at 14,455. the nasdaq is the nearly three points. the s&p 500 rose two points. >> google is looking to streamline its operations. they are shutting down the once popular are s s reader as part of a broader " spring cleaning " to concentrate on a smaller selection of services. launched in 2005, but are as as reader allows users to pull content seats from a variety of web sites into one personal cult. google cites declining usage among the reasons for shutting the service. gould reader will shut down july 1st, so users have enough time to transition to a new option. >> androids first boston and google is stepping down, and
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>> welcome back the time is 6:30 a.m.. you can hear the bell readinreading. can we maket 10 in a row for the doubt. we have not seen this since 1996. we will be chatting with robb later on. >> we are talking about the weather perry e.
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>> warmer weather sticks around. check out today's forecast. oakland could very well climb into the upper 70's. to the east bay san jose is coming in at 72 degrees and cupertino will be coming in at 75 degrees. i will talk about the weekend forecast coming up. >> we are mountain in accident that has just been reported on 1 01 north all. this is a possible hot spot. the initial report hasted to left lanes blocked. the traffic is starting to build up on 1 01 north bound. >> the chp is cracking down on drivers who are waiting along the side of the freeway and the bay bridge toll plaza. they are doing this to save a couple of bucks because of the fear change that kicks in at a
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certain time. we will now go to jackie sissel . >> the question is if you are willing to pay a hundred dollar fine just as say $2. this is the case out there. the chp stated that they will start to crack down. basically, from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. you would pay an extra $2. the price is $6.70 $4. at about 9:55 a.m. you start to get people pulling over on this side of the road and they do put their flashers on. that wait until $10 so that they can save $2. if this is against the law and the chp will start to crack down on them. it will be between 100 to $200 for the fine. they stated that when people are
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stopping on the side door of the commute hours it is just on saying that that will start to crack down on them. is $2 really worth it? >> i have been told that this term laying is one of the favors spots for people to pull over and wait. i was shows wondering where do people pullover at. >> this is one of the favors boss and i see people door all the time. this is like a carpool lane. you will see a line of cars just sitting here and they come here on the shoulder and just pull over and wait to 10:00 a.m. to say $2. >> i can see why that can be dangerous. >> extra police will patrol an east bay high school for
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rest of the week. that is after someone wrote a threat to stupes students. the disturbing message was found yester day on the wall of the girls' bathroom at foothill high school. the message says " i hate everyone at this school, watch me shoot everyone on march 14th. " officials think it was written by one of the female students. >> we want to make sure that if this person and wanted to do this threat that they will be watched. the police is there because they do want students to come to them and sharing information that they have. >> on the screen you concede foothill high school. the police are bare. school officials say that the message may be a cry for help. they want the person who wrote it to come forward. anyone with information can contact
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police and remain anonymous. >> they're like to figure out who wrote the note and it will take information from other students as well. >> police have wrapped up their investigation in the case of a former albany miscalls teacher accused of having an inappropriate relationship with two students. investigators said that james izum-izaki engaged in sexual contact with to minors. the time frame is from april through september of last year. police took evidence from the man's home including his computer. they said that he had a child pornography and unrelated to the case. police said that the former teacher killed himself a few days after he was arrested back in september. >> teachers in fremont
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unified school district spent the day yesterday protesting. they are asking for smaller classrooms and pay raises. that one class sizes cut to 24 students for those in kindergarten through third grade. up to 27 students from grades 7 through high school. they want a 2 percent pay hike and more better benefits. >> today marks the first full day for pope francis as the leader of the catholic church. he it will be meeting with his predecessors today despite reports that happened in the next couple of days. " france is already has a lot on his plate with a day of prayer at rome's main ba silica. he is also celebrating an inaugural mass in the sistine chapel,
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where colonel jess they elected him leader. >> it is a great. this will bring international effort mission to the catholic church. >> other parishioners say that they hope that the new pope will be at with some help solve some of the problems of the catholic church is currently facing like the priest sex abuse scandal. >> we will be right back.
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♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> welcome back. the time is 6:40 a.m.. a 60 ft. sailboat is drifting, and amanda, off the shore of france's beach in san mateo ,. this photo was taken by the san mateo county arbor patrol. authority say that the owner and was ordered to move his boat out of the marino. while trying to do so he lost control and began to drift toward the beach. the coast guard is concerned that there could be fuel on board that could spill. at first light, the coast guard will be back out to the ocean to tow the boat back to the land. >> a concert that the schedule for today at the san francisco symphony has been cancelled. so have
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shows throughout the weekend. reason is, that a walkout by the musicians. they were picketing and hav, and have been without a contract since the end of november. they said that despite being the third highest a symphony musicians in the country, with a median salary of zero hundred and $60,000, they still fall an average of $7,500 behind. and colleagues in chicago and los angeles. >> we are deeply disappointed that they have chosen to strike. >> santa anita management
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says that it believes that the proposals are fair, given the recent economic decline. they will make a decision about the weekend concert soon. if the musicians remain on strike, a four concert tour to new york and washington d.c. next week will also have to be canceled. >> coming up on kron 4 news. we will talk to rob black about wall street. >> mming reminder. coming about the the kron 4 morning news is dr. phil. this morning, and he talks to the ex wives of pro ball for a john daly and nba star dwayne wade. the women say
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that they have been wrongfully portrayed in the media. that is today on dr. phil at 10:00 a.m.. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids?
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it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was.
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what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. >> welcome back. we are watching wall street. we are
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off to a great start. rob black is joining us now. >> one of the big movers is the jobless report. it unexpectedly dropped. >> any number under 400,000 is considered constructive and positive. we have people coming to the country who are always adding jobs. it is pretty positive for the labor picture. >> we are moving into the right direction. >> what is driving all of this? >> corporate earnings and on
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top of that any time they have been up 10% we have closed for the year. wall street is doing its thing. i like what i am scene. we are not the miami heat, warm lebron james . we are not on a 20 game winning streak. we are not ready to lose all just to get. >>yet. >> is there anything on the horizon or any report that may start to change the mood on wall street? >> maybe, just the momentum. at this point in time we are expected to be a 40% for the year. we will have some bad days. the stock market is
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doing good things and we do need that. >> black berry continues to do good. there is a a eight on named a partner that has purchased some units of their blackberry. >> apple is getting a big up a great.upgrade. apple is startg to build up and they came out with an article that stated that they are seeing more people coming from androids to apple that people coming from apple to
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android. >> apple is setgoogle is settinn there are rss service. >> they are basically undo is some changes to put in place a few years ago. they are streamlining initiative help. >> robb will be blac will be bao 915 to talk more. >9:15 a.m. to talk more. >> the marino layer is just hugging the coast line. i
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will talk about who is affected in a few minutes. the temperatures are not too bed. we're warmer than we were 24 hours ago. we do have this fog advisory to 9:00 a.m. this morning. the national weather service did put it into effect. you can see the area and yellow where the visibility is less than a quarter mile. if you should drive with extra caution. you also have some type of drizzle. this is something that we will continue to monitor the we're also tracking the temperatures. b 12es. >es.
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>> here is your satellite and radar picture. we do have some area of dense fog from the north's. it will continue into afternoon hours and you can expect high clouds letter on today. the seven day of around the bay state's that the weather will be cool and we do have rain for two states into wednesday. the temperatures will start to drop as we make it into the low 60's. that was your bay area forecast. if you are heading up to tahoe here is a look at the small bomb report. sierra has a base of 96 in.. north star has a base of 86. for those of you head into a
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squad valley they have a base of 125 in.. >> we are tracking a south bay hot spot. there is a hot spot on 1 01 in the north on direction. it is at mckee road where the left line was blocked. it has had an impact on the drive time. this atypically would of been about 23 minutes from coyote valley but now we're looking at 29 to 30 minutes. highway 87 is your best bet as an alternate route. looking at the bridges, the bay bridge westbound is running at 16 to 18 minutes. the san mateo bridge and 92 the volume is building up the drive time is still about 11 minutes. the golden gate bridge is still a problem. 41 01 southbound. the time now is 6:53 a.m.
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and we will take a quick break. brea[ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> the time now 6:56 a.m.. the journey is almost over for one american astronauts and two russian cosmonauts on board the international space station. there and soyuz capsule undock around 5:03 a.m. this morning and is set to land three hours later and kazhkhstan. the three men spent nearly five months in space. nasa is scheduled to broadcast on docking and landing live. >> " still ahead on kron 4 morning news spirit we will have an update on a police car crash in south bay that one person in the hospital this morning.

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